Nov 11, 2022
Her daughter, Ashley was born with multiple disabilities, she loves art, coloring music and movement, she is a GoodOnU Social Media influencer and she is loving this meaningful opportunity.
[2:12] Sherry introduces herself.
[3:10] Sherry talks about her daughter, Ashley, who was born with multiple disabilities.
[4:23] In 2017, Sherry initiated the Ontario Disability Coalition.
[8:25] Brenda demystifies the reality of caregivers and people with disabilities in Canada.
[13:35] People are not well informed about the real numbers about disabilities, at one point in your life will be touched by disability.
[14:57] Sherry shares how they approach disabilities in Australia.
[17:04] Advocacy is not easy: Give what you can.
[20:36] Just a few people can make real change.
[21:15] Sherry talks about GoodOnU.
[27:05] Sherry shows one of her daughter’s artwork.
[32:39] What is good for one is good for all.
[33:30] People with disabilities need representation.
[35:46] How can we get people to get involved?
[39:20] What to do if you are running into a barrier?
[46:41] Advocacy takes different shapes, it can be a small action that then triggers a bigger reaction.
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GoodOnU.ca sells books, t-shirts, hoodies, and hats designed with disability-positive messages in mind. Their books are written by people with disabilities and caregivers and their merchandise is designed to make you feel good, and look good while doing good!